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Compass - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

557 Ratings
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Ratings: 557
Reviews: 117
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 10.88%
Wants: 12
Gots: 50 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Southern Tier Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Knapp85 on 05-27-2013)
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Photo of jwk0408
1.9/5  rDev -50.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 1 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

I love southern tier. I've loved every beer I've tried, until this one. It had a dish soap taste to me. I couldn't even finish it. Although I tried,I just couldn't get past that. I think I even cried when I poured it out. It was the third beer I have poured out. I just couldn't do it. To me, it doesn't reflect on southern tier. I still believe they are one of the best around. I will continue to buy anything they release. I hope to get to the brewery soon. For now, I have a pumpking on ice! Got to go.

jwk0408, Sep 17, 2013
Photo of ncstateplaya
2/5  rDev -48.2%

ncstateplaya, Aug 14, 2014
Photo of ScottStache
2/5  rDev -48.2%

ScottStache, Jun 14, 2013
Photo of Troy518
2/5  rDev -48.2%

Troy518, Feb 26, 2014
Photo of GrindFatherBob
2/5  rDev -48.2%

GrindFatherBob, Jul 09, 2013
Photo of Tamaquadan
2.25/5  rDev -41.7%

Tamaquadan, Nov 18, 2013
Photo of bigfancy
2.5/5  rDev -35.2%

bigfancy, Jun 10, 2013
Photo of redbeerdviking
2.64/5  rDev -31.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

This beer did not represent what I have come to expect from Southern Tier.

Appearance - Very light yellow in color, dare I say it, like a Budweiser, medium head, little to no lacing.

Smell - Fruity, especially citrus, with flowery undertones.

Taste - Started of strong and pleasing, like an APA should be, but moved to an overpowering citrus flavor, which tasted unnatural. The finish and aftertaste was that of roses or a similar flower.

Mouth- It's hard to get a grasp here, because it was just tapped at a newer restaurant, and it felt over carbonated. I wouldn't lay the blame on Southern Tier until I at least try it out of a bottle.

Overall, I can't give this an okay rating, because I really wouldn't want to drink it again. It had more of a pilsner or kolsch feel and taste to me, which aren't my favorite styles.

redbeerdviking, Jul 12, 2013
Photo of CrummyLuke
2.75/5  rDev -28.8%

CrummyLuke, Mar 20, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -28.8%

DomingoOrtiz, Jun 03, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -28.8%

IrishColonial, Jul 04, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -28.8%

hefferee, Aug 28, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -28.8%

fostachild, Aug 23, 2014
Photo of Lanstrum
3/5  rDev -22.3%

Lanstrum, Jun 14, 2013
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3/5  rDev -22.3%

atlbravsrno1, Jan 02, 2014
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3/5  rDev -22.3%

cfalovo97, Jun 18, 2013
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3/5  rDev -22.3%

byronic, Oct 14, 2014
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3/5  rDev -22.3%

GaBengal, Oct 25, 2013
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3/5  rDev -22.3%

Howlader, Jul 20, 2014
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3/5  rDev -22.3%

ChrisKayler, Aug 14, 2014
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3/5  rDev -22.3%

roysand, Jun 25, 2014
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3/5  rDev -22.3%

jenray, Dec 28, 2013
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3/5  rDev -22.3%

Whiskeydeez, Jul 01, 2013
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3/5  rDev -22.3%

beernads, Sep 12, 2013
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3/5  rDev -22.3%

Nichols33, Jul 21, 2014
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Compass from Southern Tier Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 557 ratings.